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Why do some shows have an opening credits voice over that explains the premise of the show?

This may not be a recent trend, though I've only personally noticed it in the last couple of years. Some shows will have a voiceover on the opening credits where the general premise of the show is ...
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Old Man's interaction with Mulder “10 years ago”?

I can't find a source to quote or a clip to post, but in the first episode of the new X-Files miniseries, Mulder and the Old Man (Rance Howard) have a conversation outside at night. Mulder says, at ...
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What is the title of the movie about midget size Monsters that lives in the underground that is scared of light

Im trying to search the title of the movie that i watched and scared the shit out of me when i was a kid. Its about monsters(midget size or a bit taller) that lives in the underground and scared of ...
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Why didn't James Bond finish off Mr. Hinx after the crash?

Episodes like this raise controversy in me every time I encounter them. But, in Spectre, why would James Bond not finish off Mr. Hinx after the crash? It is obvious that Hinx will remain a deadly ...
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What does the prophecy exactly say in the Star Wars saga?

In the prequel trilogy of the Star Wars saga, Anakin Skywalker is considered the chosen one regarding to the prophecy. Everytime I heard Jedi talk about the prophecy (Yoda, Qui-Gon, etcc) they say ...
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TV Cartoon Animation: A strange character promised to get rid of crows on a farmer’s corn farm

This is a cartoon animation that I watched on TV in the late 1980’s. A farmer (a bear?) wanted to stop some crows from eating up the corn on his farm. A scarecrow-like pest controller visited the ...
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Are the Clean Shaven Officer and the Old Man supposed to be the same person?

In the first episode of the new season of The X-Files we see flashbacks to the UFO crash at Roswell and there is a character who is listed officially as Clean Shaven Officer. He is reported to be a ...
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Young bullied teen finds portal to alternate reality, fighting in the clouds

My memories of this movie are sporadic. I know it's kids/family. It's martial arts/maybe manga based tho live action. High flying, cloud bouncing cheesy graphics. Its Oriental/Asian production style ...
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Why were the Doctor Who opening scenes and music changed between seasons and not between Doctors?

It makes sense to me to replace the music and/or intro sequence upon arrival of new Doctor incarnations, but this isn't how they decided to replace the opening intros. It seems like they stuck with ...
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Modern troops going into barbarian land

So this movie is about two 8-wheeled vehicles (I think it's military plus scientist) going through a long wall dividing its land with an unknown land. After that I remember that there were body bags ...
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Identify movie, daughters, multiple story plots

I try to find the title for a movie but can only remember parts of the story plot. All in all it contains multiple story lines of which one is a husband who tells fake, tragic stories to people (in ...
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What boxing matches were the fights in Rocky based on?

I have heard that the major fights in the first 4 Rocky films are based on actual historic boxing matches. Is this true? And if it is, can someone tell me which boxing matches?
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What is the actual relation between Miami Vice and the “Smuggler's Blues”?

It is known that the Miami Vice episode "Smuggler's Blues" (S01E15) was inspired by the eponymous song by Glenn Frey, who also appears in the episode as a smuggling pilot. But while this direction of ...
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Reference to a Danish version of something on the TV series The Magicians

Main character Quentin was talking about some Danish version of a movie or TV show. -It's not sleight of hand if you're gonna use CGI. -Well, I'm sorry. It's just.. That's insulting to ...
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About the role of Kate Macer in Sicario

I've watched Sicario a few days ago and I've quite enjoyed it, especially the way in which the plot is gradually and simultaneously revealed to the audience and to the female protagonist, Kate Macer (...
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Have they edited the turning water to wine scene in 'Now You See Me'?

Movie: Now You See Me The scene was the first meeting between Mark Ruffalo and Morgan Freeman, in the latter's office. In the first version of the scene, which I saw on DVD, all of them are sitting ...
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144 views

In Ted 2, Ted is arguing with a male and female neighbour. What language is female neighbour speaking?

In Ted 2, Ted is arguing with a male and female neighbour. What language is that female neighbour speaking?
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298 views

How does Sherlock come to the conclusion Moriarty is dead?

In the Sherlock special, I am a little confused as to how Sherlock came to the conclusion that Moriarity is in fact dead, the whole show was spent trying to figure out how the abominable wife did what ...
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Police officer falls in love with a woman and frames her husband

In November 1992 I was on a Sabena Airlines flight from New York to Brussels, Belgium. I saw a movie that made a very strong impression on me. I am dying to see it again, but have no idea what its ...
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Why didn't Air Force One defend itself when under attack by a missile?

In the movie White House Down, when hacker Skip Tyler gains access to NORAD command and fires a missile at the presidential plane, it just crashes into the ground. Now as it is the world's most ...
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Movie about a timeloop and a crime to be prevented therewith

It's a crime/thriller movie (probably with a time loop theme but not perfectly sure about that). A key scene (I think the movie starts here) is where the main character wakes up in bed in his/her ...
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How is Lupita Nyong'o the first Mexican actress to win an Oscar?

Lupita Nyong'o is said to be the first Mexican actress to win an Oscar, but I wasn't aware that she's Mexican. Is she actually Mexican and is the statement that she's the first Mexican to win an Oscar ...
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Why did The Dude hate The Eagles so much?

The movie The Big Lebowski from 1998 portrays "The Dude" played by Jeff Bridges as an avid fan of the band Creedence Clearwater Revival. There is a scene later in the movie where The Dude gets upset ...
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Why do Bell and Genesis say Ronnie is a magician in “Knock Knock”?

In Eli Roth's movie "Knock Knock" when Bell and Genesis are loading Louis' dead body into the van, who are they talking about when they say "Ronnie can make anything disappear"? I have searched but ...
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Movie where everyone is killed by the end

I'm looking for a movie that may be from the 1990s and is set in America, the Mid-west. Definitely with cowboy boots. I thought it was a Cohen brothers film but it isn't. It has a super-tight ...
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Why does the bank offer a tiny $3500 settlement for the home?

In the start of the movie 99 Homes, a family is evicted out of their home for missing three payments on their mortgage. But it turns out that the bank literally takes over the home itself the very ...
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How far away was Admiral Ozzel from Darth Vader?

As the title asks, how far away was Admiral Ozzel from Darth Vader during the Battle of Hoth in Empire Strikes Back? Was he on another Star Destroyer? Or was he on the Super Star Destroyer? If Vader ...
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90s Prostitute reference in Law & Order: SVU

Episode 4 in season 1 of Law & Order: SVU is about a policeman that kills prostitutes, and one night he killed a woman that was in good health and had good nutrition, and the mortician referred to ...
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Was Dulé Hill appearing so briefly in *The West Wing* because he was co-starring in *Psych*?

Sometime around the later years of The West Wing (season 4? 5?), Dulé Hill (Charlie Young) tends to only appear for one brief scene in most episodes. (Fans complained about it, e.g. in Television ...
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133 views

Sci-Fi show with aliens that were like us

I remember this show from ~early 2000s. It was a Sci-Fi show where the humans had the ability to travel to alien planets. In the episode I remember, some humans arrived on a planet with intelligent ...
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How possible is it to rip someone's eye out of its socket?

So this question may seem somewhat obvious, but I was watching Deadwood and during one of the most brutal fight scenes I've seen in a while, Dan Dority rips Captain Joe Turner's eyeball out of its ...
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Did Harry and Mia actually have sex?

The movie, Love Actually from 2003 depicts Harry portrayed by Alan Rickman as having a flirtatious relationship with his assistant, Mia portrayed by Heike Makatsch. Mia is the obvious aggressor in ...
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Fantastic Voyage-likish anime/cartoon series

I am trying to remember a name of the animated series with the plot similiar to the Fantastic Voyage — a team of scientists fighting viruses by injecting themselves into a human body in a tiny ship. I ...
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How did Drago get the Alpha?

I am confused about a scene in How To Train Your Dragon 2. The "bad guy" says that in order to conquer the dragons, you need dragons and you cannot beat an Alpha without another Alpha (to challenge ...
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Why did the mother's dragon attack the village?

I am confused about a scene in How To Train Your Dragon 2. The dragon of the mother was present in an assault to the village. However, that dragon is member of a nest, where the king is "a good guy", ...
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Why didn't the dragons leave their lair earlier?

I'm a bit confused about a scene in How To Train Your Dragon. When the Vikings reach the nest, they open holes and the dragons are flying away. Why didn't they do that in the first place and wait for ...
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Did iZombie drop an episode?

In the recent iZombie episode "Method Head", the episode starts as Christmas-themed and concerns the murder of a man dressed as Santa Clause. A quarter of the way through the episode, that ...
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Do any Hollywood movies star only little people?

Has Hollywood ever produced movies starring only little people (i.e. those with dwarfism) as actors?
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90/2000's animation movie with conjoined twin sisters

I'm trying to find the title of a movie I saw about 15 years ago. It was a cartoon, so I thought it was aimed at children, but it turned out it wasn't, and I was very disturbed upon watching it. The ...
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A movie about 3 soldiers going crazy in a cabin

What film is this?! We're pretty sure that a man shoots a rabbit at the start and it explodes. The film has 3 soldiers in a cabin that think it's still the war. Some kind of gas gets released and ...
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Is Anita from Humans still in Mia?

Have you noticed that Anita not like other synths? I mean sometimes she acts weird not like other synths but more like real AI. So after Mia has taken control over body is Anita still there and how ...
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Shouldn't Warren Worthington III be just a little child during X-Men Apocalypse?

Warren Worthington III (as Archangel) is one of the Four Horseman of Apocalypse. He'll be granting his role in X-Men: Apocalypse as well. However, we have seen him in X-Men: The Last Stand as a very ...
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Was Keith ever charged with murder?

In season 1 of 24, a lot of attention is devoted to events that were covered up in Senator Palmer's family, specifically that his son Keith was involved in the death of Lyle Gibson. I'm currently ...
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What is the name of this movie with microwave satellite and ice age?

The name in Japanese looked like silent world but its not listed as that in IMDb. A scientist is watching a comet return and is called to government meeting. They want to direct the comet heading for ...
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Identify this action movie about some young billionaire criminal who do extreme sports

I have watched a movie trailer a few months ago. It was about a police officer who try to infiltrate a group of billionaires who do extreme sports and in their spare time they rob banks. The scenes ...
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How closely does Game of Thrones follow the fantasy or fairy-tale genre?

I am trying to get into a new show after watching Lost, Breaking Bad, Fringe and The 100. I am a bit skeptical about the fantasy aspect of the Game of Thrones. How closely does Game of Thrones ...
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Head-on Collision Survival Chances in Furious 7

In The Furious 7, when Vin Diesel accelerates towards Jason Statham and collides head on, is it even remotely possible to walk away from such an accident? If I am not mistaken, Vin Diesel didn't even ...
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Identify this Italian comedy

I'm looking for the name of an Italian comedy film that takes place on a cruise ship. I saw the movie on TV in Florence, Italy in 2006. The premise of the comedy is a family (mother/father/children) ...
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How did Deb miss the freezer?

In the first season of the television series Dexter, his sister Deb How could she possibly have missed such an obvious clue?
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Why did Warren treat the old General Sanford that way?

The general in The Hateful Eight seemed to be the least dangerous of the men present in the room (and eventually turned out that way, too). So why did Warren kill him then? Was Warren merely trying ...

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